The last thing the Estacado Matadors could afford Friday night was a slow start.

March 7, 2015 - 12:05am

All it took was one small surge at the end of the first quarter. It didn't seem like much at the time, leading to a five-point lead at the end of the first quarter.

March 6, 2015 - 11:28pm

Sometimes, the most difficult playoff games are the first ones, even for a team with a decided advantage.

February 24, 2015 - 9:34pm

Apparently, Abilene High was not as wounded as was initially made out. Despite missing starting tailback Abram Smith (knee), the Eagles had plenty of weapons in the bank, particularly Reese Childress.

November 27, 2014 - 1:00am

Apparently, Abilene High was not as wounded as was initially made out. Despite missing starting tailback Abram Smith (knee), the Eagles had plenty of weapons, particularly Reese Childress.

November 22, 2014 - 1:29am

Apparently, Abilene High was not as wounded as was initially made out. Despite missing starting tailback Abram Smith (knee), the Eagles had plenty of weapons in the bank, particularly Reese Childress.

November 21, 2014 - 11:59pm

IDALOU - With how Spearman and Idalou have run the football this season, and Friday night especially, neither team could afford to fall behind by more than a score if it wanted to earn the District 1-3A, Division II championship.

November 8, 2014 - 12:35am

Tascosa football coach Ken Plunk called it a trap game - on the road after a tough loss to Frenship and with the rivalry game against Amarillo on next week's horizon.

October 24, 2014 - 11:43pm

As if this rivalry needed anything else other than pride added to it, the loser of Friday's Coronado-Monterey clash at Lowrey Field was going to have a tremendous uphill battle to earn a playoff spot the final three weeks of the season.

October 17, 2014 - 11:57pm

It would be nice to see in person just how this team reacts this weekend in Omaha.

June 11, 2014 - 11:04pm